Photo Editor

Photo Editor London, England

Jobsite Direct
Full Time London, England 30000 - 60000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

JOB INTRODUCTION:

Are you looking for a new challenge that gives you the chance to get creative and use your knowledge of photo editing to take our creative vision to the next level? Looking for a company that wants to help further your career in styling, as well as provide you with an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work?
If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!

ROLE RESPONSIBILITY

As a Photo Editor, you will help implement and interpret the Selfridges creative vision through the styling and quality of online shoots, ensuring that all imagery is on brand. With an understanding and ability to maintain best practices, not only to achieve very high standards of styling and imagery but also to maintain agreed efficiencies within the studios.

AS PHOTO EDITOR YOU WILL:
  • Draw inspiration from a variety of fashion media to influence imagery ideas and Editorial franchise shoots
  • Maintain key relationships with the wider business to ensure brands are represented correctly for optimum customer experience
  • Ensure excellent knowledge of the Selfridges Style Guides in order to maintain visual quality and consistency across all images taken for the website
  • Provide hands-on image sourcing and editing, including colour correction and retouching using Adobe Photoshop where necessary
  • Be responsible for liaising with Selfridges trade, buying, styling, and social teams to coordinate content requirements across all Selfridges owned and operated platforms
  • Participate in creative brainstorms, be a source of inspiration by bringing new ideas and concepts to Selfridges
  • Manage the creative studios photographic library corresponding the buy (mix of campaign, look book, backstage and still life)
  • Coordinate with the fashion direction, editorial, buying and CRM teams to identify image needs.
  • Manage, source and create the weekly site refresh workflow for Selfridges Editorial content
  • Deliver compelling global weekly content, developing original and fresh ideas that are inspirational, directional and that engage the Selfridges audience
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • Experienced. You will have experience as a Photo Editor. With strong photo editing skills and an excellent portfolio. You have strong fashion and styling sense, with the ability to incorporate new fashion trends. You may also have Editorial experience but it’s not essential
  • Knowledgeable. You have extensive knowledge of designers, brands and runway looks and what trends are happening each season.
  • Skilled. You have thorough knowledge of digital technology and photo editing software packages (e.g. Photoshop, Pixlr and Affinity Photo). Combined with a creative mind and an eye for detail and storytelling skills
  • Proactive and organised. Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and an exceptional eye for detail. Time-management and leadership skills
  • A team player. You are able to work well as part of a team in a high performance environment.
  • Adaptable. Prioritising is one of your skills and you know how to keep you team calm and focused in times of change
  • A good communicator. You not only build strong relationships with your stakeholders and team, you are able to lead as well as take direction when necessary
  • Qualified. With a BSc degree in photography, visual arts, digital media or related field
  • An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague

This job is a brilliant opportunity to join a close-knit team who are incredibly passionate about taking the Selfridges creative vision to the next level. If you’re looking to come into a new role and make a real impact, then this will be perfect for you.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
OUR CREATIVE SPIRIT

We are more than a shop. We are a social space where culture and commerce collide to release an energy that we call the Selfridges spirit. We are here to make our world brighter, and everyone is welcome.

OUR AWARDS CABINET

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign.

OUR FUTURE

Since 1909 we have been at the forefront of retail and today our stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham – alongside selfridges.com and the Selfridges App – continue to redefine the way we shop and socialise. As a Selfridges team member, you will learn what it takes to consistently drive innovation, success and amazing customer experiences.

THE FUN STUFF

There are lots of reasons to be excited about joining Team Selfridges – from our fantastic team member communities to volunteer days and behind-the-scenes Selfridges experiences throughout the year.
Other benefits and rewards include:

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Pension contributions
  • Annual travel pass and cycle to work schemes
  • A volunteer day for all team members
  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development

JOB REF: 45711
Location
Central London

Address
400 Oxford St

Industry
Sales & Retail jobs,
Marketing & PR jobs,
Students and Graduate jobs,
Media & Creative jobs

Salary
Generous bonus and/or commission scheme

Photo Editor
Jobsite Direct

jobsitedirect.co.uk
London, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Private
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